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Sunnehanna: Ihm hangs on to win
16 Jun 2013
by Golfweek

see also: Sunnehanna Country Club, Steven Ihm Rankings

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Steven Ihm
Steven Ihm
JOHNSTOWN, Penn. (June 16, 2013) -- Steven Ihm held on to win the Sunnehanna Amateur on Sunday as the leaderboard shifted all around him. Ihm, a senior at the University of Iowa, shot a final-round 67 at Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown, Pa., to win the prestigious amateur event.

Ihm, of Peosta, Iowa, had a one-shot lead on Rodolfo Cazaubon, a recent North Texas grad, at the beginning of the day. Cazaubon had charged up the leaderboard in Round 3 with a 6-under 63. He posted 73 on Sunday to finish T-6.

Ihm turned in 4-under 31 on Sunday, then made three bogeys and two birdies on the back for his 67. He finished at 8-under 272.

Alabama senior Cory Whitsett was the next closest player. Whitsett also shot a final-round 67 to climb from T-3 to solo second. Rick Lamb, a recent Tennessee grad, and Mike Miller shared third at 3 under.

The round of the day on Sunday belonged to South Carolina sophomore Matthew NeSmith, who shot 5-under 65 to climb from T-20 to T- 6.

ABOUT THE Sunnehanna Amateur

The Sunnehanna Amateur was inaugurated in July of 1954 -- it was the first country club sponsored 72-hole stroke play competition for amateurs in the United States. The tournament is played on a classic A.W. Tillinghast design. Only one other amateur tournament in the United States can list the likes of Chick Evans, Arnold Palmer, Julius Boros, Art Wall, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, and Rickie Fowler as contestants: the United States Amateur. Its medal play format has been emulated by countless amateur tournaments across the country.

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Results For Sunnehanna Amateur Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1IASteven IhmPeosta, IA100066-71-68-67--272
2TXCory WhitsettHouston, TX70069-70-68-67--274
T3INRick LambSouth Bend, IN50073-67-69-68--277
T3NYMike MillerBrewster, NY50072-67-70-68--277
5CTCameron WilsonRowayton, CT50069-70-71-68--278

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